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Squandered Victory

The American Occupation And the Bungled Effort to Bring Democracy to Iraq

by Larry Diamond

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Published by Holt Paperbacks .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Military - Iraq War,
  • Iraq,
  • Political Science,
  • History - General History,
  • Middle East - General,
  • Postwar reconstruction,
  • Political Science / General,
  • International Relations - Diplomacy,
  • General,
  • Iraq War, 2003

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages416
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7933194M
    ISBN 100805080082
    ISBN 109780805080087

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